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there is we have what we think is a diverse economy. we have a knowledge center in our education areas much like states like california and we were pretty good at job creation at the time he got sworn into office. and he immediately dropped us from 47th out of 50. and in the end that really doesn't surprise you. because when you look at the business experience he taughts. it had nothing to do with creating jobs it had to do with helping investors. i can tell you in my region of the state, which is the south coast area south of boston. our major initiatives he was awol in terms of working with legislatures, so job creation did not occur when he was governor. and when someone else succeeded him, we have come back to that we're ahead of the terms of the rest of the country right now in job creation. there is more to go nationwide and even in our state. but in massachusetts i know we don't want to go back and one of the things that is proof in the pudding is mitt romney never campaigns for president in massachusetts. [ laughter ] >> it's no accident that it is not a battle
talking about today? are they still talk about differences on job, on economy, on health care? uh-huh. no. no. no. the number one issue that has taken hold more written about, more spoken about more than any other issue is big bird. yes, indeed. we remember mitt romney pressed to say, okay now look you say you are going to cut all of these programs. let's get real. give us one example of programs you are going to cut. >> romney: i'm sorry, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs, i like big bird, i actually like you too. >> bill: oh boy. it's so stupid just so stupid to lay that out there. this has been a classic republican attack line going way back. i remember when newt gingrich was speaker his number one issue, number one issue as speaker of the house of representatives was to cut all funding for pbs and big bird and all of the rest on sesame street. it never went anywhere. and you know why it's not going to go anywhere? because big bird is too popular and doesn't cost much money. if you are alive, right? you know pbs and enjoy pbs, if you have ever had kids o
glue this presidential election. we know that. jobs and the economy is still going to be the deciding issue. it is what impacts most people in this country. it's what most people are concerned about. holding on to their job and house, making it through this sluggish economy as the economy does of course continue to improve under president obama's economic plan but yesterday mitt romney gave a foreign policy speech. that's what most of the news is about this morning. he gave the speech at the virginia military institute. i always get a chuckle over the fact whenever republicans want to appear tough and give a foreign policy speech, where they say we're going to run over anybody who looks -- that we don't like basically, anywhere on the planet they always go to some military school usually peter down in south carolina this happened to be in virginia because they know they are going to get a willing audience of little cadets in their uniforms who say we're going to bomb cape town. yay! [ laughter ] >> bill: then we're going to bomb paris. yay! so any way he got tha
're going to destroy our economy." not true! ♪ >> announcer: heard around the country, and seen on current tv. this is the "bill press show." >> bill: all right. thirteen minutes before the top of the hour. off the politics for just a second here. it has been a little over two months now since curiosity landed on the planet mars has been very, very busy since then. looking at rock samples, collecting dirt samples -- soil samples on mars. how are things going we want to check in with dr. beagle at nasa's jpl lab out in california. joining us very early this morning, but luther you really operate on mars time right? >> yes, and it is a 24 hour 40 minute day. >> bill: so what time is it on mars now? >> i do know i have an app for it on my cell phone, but i'm talking on it so it's hard to tell. >> bill: okay. is curiosity doing the job you expected it to do? >> yeah it has operated flaw >> bill: tell us about -- we know rocks on earth. are these the same kind of rocks that we have on earth. >> no, see there are all different types of rocks we just found on mars. the rock we
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